Police are covering up something

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - October 20, 2008

Beginning Nov. 1st, officers in Corpus Christi must keep their tattoos covered.

Some officers don't like the new policy, including those who consider their military tats a badge of honor.

Police Chief Bryan Smith says they're just trying to present a professional image to the public.

But he says he's considering a grandfather clause for those who were tattooed years before the new ban.

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